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Matlock Meadows

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Address: Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 2JG, England
Phone Number: 01629 760596
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Description: Matlock Meadows is a modern purpose built ice cream parlour and coffee...
Matlock Meadows is a modern purpose built ice cream parlour and coffee shop set within a working dairy farm. The farm has diversified by making italian style hand made ice cream here on the farm using the fresh milk from our dairy herd. The coffee shop serves 15 flavours of ice cream, also sorbet's, ice cream sundaes, a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks, giftware and local produce. In the adjacent field and barn we have micro pigs, rabbits, sheep, chickens, cows and calves. We are a real working dairy farm rather than a major visitor attraction therefore we do not charge any entrance fees however we rely on the income generated from the shop sales and would politely like to point out that Car parking, use of facilities/toilets and access to the animals is free of charge for patrons of the coffee shop only. The farm has disabled access and facilites and can accommodate educational group/school visits also childrens birthday parties.
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Great afternoon out with the family.

This was my first visit to the meadows. It was a brilliant afternoon - The ice cream is delicious and there is so much for my toddler to do. She learnt about all the animals and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit to the meadows. It was a brilliant afternoon - The ice cream is delicious and there is so much for my toddler to do. She learnt about all the animals and got to play on ride on tractors. We even bought some of the meat they were selling from inside the cafe. It's lovely to... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Matlock Meadows is a really nice place to take your little ones. You can easily spend an hour or two looking at the animals, playing on the outdoor play area (which has a couple of new pieces of equipment since we visited last summer), having a ride on the tiny play tractors and of course sampling the fabulous ice cream... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I love this place. You can take your little ones around the farm to look at the animals and play on the play area all for free. There is a pretend cow that children can milk too. The homemade food is out of this world especially the various flavours of ice cream! I find the food rather expensive, but it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

For an hour this was a great place, free entry, a few sheep , chickens, rabbits, cows and pig to view. Then a small cafe to spend some time plus a small swing and slide. Our little one loved it. For free you cannot ask for more!

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a great idea! There's not too much to do but there are animals to see and play areas for the children and it's worth it for the ice cream alone! You can taste that it's freshly made and all natural too, there was a good choice of flavours and it's definitely worth the price. You must go try... More 

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Preston, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Whenever we visit Matlock we fit in a trip to Matlock Meadows. It is nice to see it improve and offer more facilities each time. The ice cream was lovely, as was the orange sorbet. Also had a Mars cake which was tasty and reasonably priced. My eldest had a great time playing on the pedal tractors and on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

No matter how many times we visit Derbyshire and go to Matlock meadows we never get bored! There are always new and exciting flavours to try as well as the old favourites. Hot cross bun, banoffi, creme egg, hot cross bun, mixed berry sorbet, mint choc chip, raspberry and white chocolate and so much more. The new play equipment is... More 

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Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments, this really means alot to us and we are really pleased that you find us worth while a return visit - hopefully we will keep 'evolving' so that you will want to return again in the future. Many thanks for your custom. Mandy More 

Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great place, staff very helpful. Daughter has purchased two rabbits. Very friendly place for all the family

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Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we are really pleased that the rabbits went to a nice home, hope they have settled in ok! Regards Mandy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous ice cream! I have never had a nicer blue banana ice cream anywhere else- it's to die for! As for the parlour itself, the setting is stunning and the staff are really friendly; not to mention you get an immense amount of ice cream for your money!

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Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments - we are really pleased you like the blue banana, and that you find the staff friendly - that is exactly the feedback that we had hoped to achieve. Regards Mandy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I often cycle here with my family and friends. The owners have done really well to provide a lovely ice cream parlour/café off the beaten track. We love the ice cream, so many lovely flavours. They do good cakes and sandwiches, all very nice. It does have a bit of an odour de farm but it is a working one... More 

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Amanda D, Owner at Matlock Meadows, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response to your comments - thank you for the lovely feedback we really do appreciate everyones comments. - we do have our more ' fragrant' days and as you quite rightly point out that we are a working dairy farm so its hard to be too clinical so we appreciate that you understand and can see... More 

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Address: Address: Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 2JG, England
Phone Number: 01629 760596
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